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Twilight ball season wraps up

STELLARTON – Final games were scheduled on Monday in the Leo Fahey Twilight Ladies Softball League at the Albion in Stellarton. Before that, two games were played on August 28, with Oroiles and Yankees posting wins. The Orioles defeated the Blue Jays 10-8 in the evening’s first game. Debbie d’Entremont’s triple, double and single powered...

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Twilight league games today

STELLARTON – Action continues today at 6:30 p.m. when the Orioles host the Blue Jays followed at 7:40 with the Yankees hosting the Cardinals in the Leo Fahey Ladies Twilight Softball League at the Albion Athletic Field. Two close games highlighted play on August 17. Stacey Ferguson’s first-ever home run came with the bases loaded...

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Weird season, but who won?

It was 15 years ago. My column was appearing twice a week in The Evening News when I was asked by a reader to solve a local baseball mystery for him. At the time, he was looking back 40 years to the 1962 season in the Twilight Senior Baseball League. He said he couldn’t find...

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Birds win Twilight ball games

STELLARTON – Two close games were played in the Leo Fahey Twilight Ladies Softball League at the Albion Field  on Monday night. The Blue Jays were paced by Bev Sheehan’s four singles followed by a triple and two singles  off the bats of Judith Rogers, Kate Gratto and Debbie MacLean as the Blue Jays defeated...

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Jays, Cards Twilight winners

STELLARTON – The Blue Jays rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday to edge the Yankees 6-5 in Leo Fahey Twilight Softball League action at the Albion Field. Judith Roger’s four singles, Debbie MacLean’s three singles and a double and single by Bev Sheehan propelled the Blue Jays to...

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Two games in Twilight ball

STELLARTON – Two games were played on July 10 in the Leo Fahey Ladies Twilight Softball League. Game one saw the Orioles defeat the Blue Jays by a score of 7-4. Christa Webber’s triple and two singles and Sherri MacLeod’s double and two singles paved the way for the Orioles. Adding to the Oriole offensive...

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Cunningham and Stallings

I don’t recall anyone in my lifetime who did more for baseball in Pictou County than the late Webb Cunningham. When the Stellarton Albions were in the Halifax and District Baseball League in the 1950s, Webb was one of the key people involved with the club that won three consecutive league championships. Years later, he...

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